Burkina Faso Visit

Early 2019

A chance to see the work and people in Koudougou, Burkina Faso in West Africa.

A chance to see our building projects, the work and people in Koudougou, Burkina Faso in West Africa and meet our contact, Pastor Etienne and his team.

Note:
You need the Yellow Fever vaccination in order to enter Burkina Faso.
There are a number of other vaccinations and treatments you may need. Check our Burkina Faso profile page for details and don’t forget to check with your GP before deciding to travel.


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Burkina Faso

Currency: CFA Franc
Required protection: Yellow Fever
Recommended protection: Hepatitis A & B Polio Typhoid Malaria Rabies


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2019-01-07 00:00 2019-01-14 00:00 Europe/London Burkina Faso Visit

A chance to see the work and people in Koudougou, Burkina Faso in West Africa.

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  • Travel Information

    Passport

    To travel with us you will require a passport valid for 6 months after the return date. Individuals without a valid passport should apply for one at their earliest convenience.

    Useful sites: Passports on GOV.UK, DFE (Ireland) Passport

    Insurance

    We require you to have adequate Travel Insurance if you’re travelling with us. Make sure you have the appropriate insurance for your destination.

    Useful sites: Insure and Go, Money Supermarket

  • Drop Inn Guest House

    Koudougou

    Koudougou Guest House

    Accommodation

    • Dormitory-style rooms with bunk-beds
    • 3 small rooms, ideal for married couples
    • 3 bathrooms with western-style toilet and shower

    Showers

    Water is a luxury in this country, so whilst staying at the Guest House don’t keep taps running unnecessarily and keep showering time to a minimum.

    Air conditioning

    Air conditioning is available in most rooms, but be mindful when using it: keep doors closed. Electrical supplies are unreliable in the town, so power-cuts to the air-conditioning and other amenities is a common occurrence.

    Electricity and WiFi

    The Guest House has WiFi in most rooms. Whilst there is an electrical supply, frequent power-cuts in the town occur. It is also a luxury, so remember to switch lights off when leaving a room etc.

    Communal area

    There is a decent sized dining/living area which you are free to use at any time. Please keep it tidy and respect the women who help out there.

    Lights out

    You are free to stay up as long as you want. Please remember though to keep noise to a minimum between 11pm and 7am.